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I am voting for Obama

Reader comment on item: Predicting the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election

Submitted by An American Voter (Canada), Apr 28, 2008 at 13:21

What Obama has accomplished during his years in Politics:

Not taken money from lobbyist.

Not supported the war in Iraq.

Voted for legal importation of prescription drugs from highly industrialized countries to make them more affordable to people like me who need them

Voted to cover pregnant women under CHIP (federal insurance subsidies to provide health care for children)

Voted "To put children ahead of millionaires and billionaires by restoring the pre-2001 top income tax rate for people earning over $1 million, and use this revenue to invest in LIHEAP; IDEA; Head Start; Child Care; nutrition; school construction and deficit reduction."

Voted to increase funds for low income energy assistance.

Voted to provide tax relief to those affected adversely by Hurricane Katrina and other disasters.

Refused to vote up or down on pointless and ignorant legislation forced through by the republican majority.

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